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Should I Schedule a Free Assessment or a Physical Therapy Appointment?

Posted on by Athletico

At Athletico, our experts are passionate about helping patients live pain-free lives, which is why providing access to exceptional care is among our top priorities.

Every patient is unique. Because of this, we offer a variety of ways to help patients get started with their journey into recovery, including free assessments, virtual free assessments and scheduled physical therapy appointments.

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My Back Hurts, What Should I Do?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Back pain is the most common pain seen in outpatient physical therapy clinics across the country, with data showing that low back pain accounts for 50 percent of all patients seeking outpatient physical therapy care.1 What’s more, one quarter of adults in the U.S. have reported back pain at least one day in the past three months.1

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Physical Therapy without a Prescription? Your Questions Answered.

Posted on by Athletico

The words “Direct Access” have been making headlines in the physical therapy profession over the last few weeks – and for good reason. Illinois recently enacted a law allowing residents the ability to begin treatment with a physical therapist without the need to obtain a prescription from their doctor.

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What IS Physical Therapy? Get the FAQs

Posted on by Athletico

As physical therapy becomes more popular, we thought it was a good time to address some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) from our patients.

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